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Antique Silver & Rose Gold Niello 58-Inch Lorgnette Chain/Boho/Shabby Chic


Victorian 58-Inch Rose Gold & Silver Niello Lorgnette Chain                  Circa. 1900           European

Rare and wonderful 800 silver and rose gold Niello lorgnette chain measuring 58 inches long.  Very versatile!   Can be worn in many ways, including hanging your favorite pendant off the spring ring.   Marked "800" (with hallmark) on rose gold oval link adjacent to spring ring

Niello is an inlay used in decorating in black on silver    The process involved engraving the design into a metal plate, then filling the indented portions with a powdered black matte alloy....heated until the alloy melts

58 inches long     The niello double links measure 3/16 inch high x 1 inch in length   Total weight for the chain is 43.9 g.      28.2 dwt

In pristine original condition                     

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